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Western Union to Forfeit $586 Million For Fraud, Money Laundering

The Western Union Co. has agreed to forfeit $586 million and admitted to crimes in connection with money laundering and fraud schemes, in an agreement announced... Read more »

Economic Study Finds $11 Billion Upside to 2014 Olympic Games

Hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics could increase Los Angeles’ economic output by up to $11.2 billion, according to a study released Monday. “In 1984, Los Angeles... Read more »

Facebook to Curate News: Good Effort or Flawed Proposition?

MENLO PARK, Calif. – Silicon Valley giant Facebook has outlined plans to use third-party fact checkers to vet some of its news content. Facebook has come under... Read more »

UCLA Study: Trump Brings Uncertainty for SoCal Economy

Donald Trump’s election has created a wave of uncertainty for the California and Southland economy, with his hardline stances on immigration and trade policy carrying... Read more »

Young Service Workers Can’t Get Enough Hours

Nearly all 18- to 29-year-old service workers in Los Angeles County are failing to get enough work hours, according to UCLA researchers, who urged officials Tuesday... Read more »

Supervisors Consider Using $25M Wells Fargo Settlement to Investigate Other Consumer Protection Violations

Los Angeles County officials are considering how to spend $25 million in legal penalties levied on Wells Fargo, with some proposing Tuesday, Nov. 22 that a new litigation... Read more »

L.A. Employers Fear Loss of Workers, Survey Finds

The Los Angeles Business Council, a group that supports public transit and homeless housing related tax measures on the Nov. 8 ballot, released a USC report last... Read more »

Record Number of Californians Have Jobs

California employment has reached record levels and — while the future is somewhat uncertain because of the presidaential election and a pair of key measures on... Read more »

County Supervisors Back Tougher Fed Rules on Payday Lenders

The Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted its unanimous support of federal regulations targeting predatory lending practices by payday, car title and installment lenders. “We... Read more »

Rams Will Pay for Police and Other City Services

The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to reimburse thefull cost of city services incurred during home games at the Coliseum, including for police, fire and street services,... Read more »

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